Terry D. Wilson, 68, passed away on Monday May 3, 2021 at home, surrounded by his family.
Terry was born September 17, 1952 in New Castle, Indiana to Cecil Paul and Marguerite E. (Pierson) Wilson. He graduated in 1970 from Northeastern High School and married his wife of 51 years Susan D (Nicholson)Wilson.
Terry and Susie started their lifelong work of dairy farmers on their first farm, on State Road 38 outside of Hagerstown, before moving to their current farm in 1977. He milked his Holstein dairy cows up until 2018. He always loved his animals and was well known for rescuing and raising several white-tail orphaned deer. Terry loved to spend time outdoors on his farm and spending time with all his animals
Terry was an avid tractor puller and tractor collector all of his life. He was best known for his Oliver 88 pulling tractor, “The Greens Fork Gremlin”, and his dad’s John Deere G. He always joked that when Susie took a trip that he got to buy another tractor. He traveled many a miles to pull and was champion in his class for several years. Terry was a member of the Franklin County Antique Tractor Club and the Whitewater Valley Antique tractor Club for many years.
Terry enjoyed coaching baseball and basketball. He started the Hagerstown Tee Ball Program in the bowl area behind the elementary school. He then coached in both levels at the Hagerstown Little League and finishing coaching in the Rural Colt League. Terry was an avid Indiana University Basketball fan and was known to share the good natured ribbing with his Purdue fan friends.
Terry is survived by his wife Susie, sons Terry Paul (Beth), Todd(Barb) and Trevis(Mandy). He has 8 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Terry has two sisters Paulette and Elaine(Sis) and brother Larry.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Gary and Jerry Wilson.
Visitation will be from 5pm to 8pm on Friday May 7th at Culberson Funeral Home, Hagerstown. Services will be at 10:30 AM Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Greens Fork South Cemetery.
Memorial Contributions should be made to your local animal shelters.